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Tohu Puiaki - Doctoral Completion Scholarships

Grant Status: 
Opening and Closing Dates: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 05:00 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 16:00

One Year Te Reo Māori Doctoral Completion Scholarship

Te Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga are in partnership to build capacity and capability in Māori language research and support revitalisation.


To provide financial assistance and incentive to doctoral candidates who are not in receipt of any other significant income to complete their doctoral study and thesis submission. 


Doctoral candidates who are currently enrolled and in the final year of a doctoral degree. Candidates must be completing their thesis in English on Māori Language Revitalisation, or, writing their thesis in Te Reo Māori on any subject.


Up to 12 months.


Up to NZD20,000, plus costs for thesis binding ($500). There are 2 Tohu Puiaki - Doctoral Completion Scholarships available via this September 2017 call for applications.


Applications open on 1 May 2018 and close at 4.00pm on 12 June 2018.

Application Process

Applications for the Tohu Puiaki - Doctoral Completion Scholarships must be submitted using the online application form below, and all information and documents must be uploaded by the closing date 12 June 2018.

A copy of the form is provided on the following pages so you can see the information that is required in advance.

Applicants are asked to ensure all sections are clearly completed and submitted as instructed in the form.


Please direct any enquiries to Jane Rangiwahia on:

j.rangiwahia@auckland.ac.nz  or 09 923 8406

Online Application